Judge Keeps Target Data Breach Class Action Lawsuit Alive

On Dec. 18, the consolidated consumer data breach class action lawsuit filed against Target Corp. was left almost completely intact by the presiding Minnesota federal judge. The Target class action lawsuit was filed in the in the wake of the 2013 data… Read More »

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Takeda Hit With Joint Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuit

An Actos bladder cancer lawsuit was jointly filed by 14 different plaintiffs in mid-June on behalf of themselves, their spouses, or family members against Takeda Pharmaceuticals International Inc. This Actos lawsuit alleges the plaintiffs or their loved ones developed bladder cancer sometime... Read More »

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Kmart Hack Spawns Data Breach Class Action Lawsuit

A Kmart data breach class action lawsuit is just the latest to hit a retailer and involves hackers using a similar exploit to obtain credit card records for customers. However, the lead plaintiff is not a customer. It’s a bank. First NBC… Read More »

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Stevens Johnson Syndrome Victim Describes Experience

Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) usually begins as a rash, following flu-like symptoms, and seems harmless enough at first. Not all cases of SJS are deadly, or even harmful – but it can be. And not everyone lives to tell his or her... Read More »

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Judge Tosses NCAA Concussion Class Action Settlement

A $75 million proposed settlement in the class action lawsuit alleging the NCAA’s approach to concussion treatment and prevention caused long term neurological damage and other physical ailments to ex-players was rejected by a Illinois federal judge who said the deal was… Read More »

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Uber Text Message TCPA Class Action Lawsuit Investigation

Who's Affected Are you receiving unwanted text messages from Uber? These texts may be in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), and you may be entitled to compensation. TCPA penalties can range from $500 to $1,500 per violation. An Uber class action... Read More »

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Sony Pictures Hit with 2 More Data Hack Class Action Lawsuits

Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. has been hit with two more class action lawsuits filed by former employees whose personal information was compromised during a massive hack that was reportedly initiated in response to the movie studio’s production of the controversial film “The… Read More »

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Birth Injuries: Brachial Plexus

Brachial plexus injuries occur when something stretches or tears the nerves. Most frequently this can be caused by an injury like a tree fall or motorcycle accident, but it can also be caused in childbirth. The brachial plexus is a network of... Read More »

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Judge Certifies Papa John’s Sales Tax Class Action

A Papa John’s class action lawsuit was granted class certification by a Florida federal judge in a lawsuit alleging that the pizza chain illegally charged state sales taxes on delivery charges. U.S. District Judge Virginia Hernandez Covington wrote in her Tuesday ruling… Read More »

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Intracranial Hypertension: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Intracranial hypertension (IH) – also known as pseudotumor cerebri – is a neurological disorder in which pressure around the brain causes debilitating headaches, vision loss (sometimes leading to blindness), nausea, vomiting, pulse-synchronous tinnitus and a host of other symptoms often unique to... Read More »

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Financial Fraud Tool Launched by CFTC

Financial fraud is on the rise, according to U.S. government financial watchdog the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). In response to the increase of financial fraud across the nation, this commission has launched a consumer education campaign and accompanying website with the... Read More »

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Benicar Lawsuits Claim Side Effects Required Hospitalization

Three Benicar lawsuits were filed in a span of three days earlier this month claiming that Benicar side effects caused the plaintiffs to be repeatedly hospitalized and that the drug manufacturer failed to adequately research and warn about the side effects. Two... Read More »

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Lawsuit: Lipitor Causes Type-2 Diabetes

A Lipitor lawsuit has been filed alleging that drug giant Pfizer Inc. negligently misrepresented its prescription cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor (atorvastatin calcium) and that the drug causes type-2 diabetes. According to the Lipitor diabetes lawsuit, Pfizer knew or should have known about the potential... Read More »

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